is JTA's news editor. In his seven years with JTA, he has reported from more than 15 countries. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, New York magazine, among other publications.
July 10, 2013 3:40pm
Sarah Chandler, the director of earth based spiritual practice at the Isabella Freedman retreat center in Connecticut, gets swamped by a herd of goats that seem to really love her hair.
July 9, 2013 11:39am
Fresh off President Obama’s South Africa, and as the world still holds its breath for Nelson Mandela, Roger Cohen offers a reminiscence on the attitudes of South Africa’s Jews during apartheid.
July 8, 2013 4:21pm
A $380 million lawsuit was filed against Yeshiva University by former students who allege the school covered up allegations of sexual misconduct by staff members.
July 3, 2013 4:03pm
The Egyptian army removed President Mohamed Morsi from power amid mounting protests against the country’s first democratically elected leader.
July 1, 2013 10:16am
The family of the ailing South African leader thanks the Jewish community for its love and support.
June 28, 2013 10:22am
Some more Orthodox responses to this week’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.
June 27, 2013 4:01pm
What do you do if a group quotes your rabbi to condemn something you’ve done? Naturally, you quote their rabbi back at them.
June 26, 2013 11:33am
The haredi Orthodox Agudath Israel of America’s take on the gay marriage decision: Society’s mores may shift and crumble but eternal verities exist. One is marriage, the union of a man and a woman.
June 26, 2013 10:50am
What does Shimon Peres have to teach us after nearly nine decades of life?
June 21, 2013 4:02pm
A San Francisco federation employee was let go today for violating company policies requiring preapproval for public communications, the federation CEO said.